220422 Start moving-Using equipment 4/4, the final installment

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

150422 Start moving upper body 3/4

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

040221 Seniors can maintain good health with these fitness ideas. Part 2/2 By Harry Cline

Image source Unsplash The SilverSneakers program is designed for people ages 65 and up. Membership is free via some Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans, giving you unlimited access to numerous fitness locations nationwide. SilverSneakers has something for everyone at all ability levels — from access to weights and machines to group classes taught by experts. To … Continue reading 040221 Seniors can maintain good health with these fitness ideas. Part 2/2 By Harry Cline

280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

By Harry Cline[1] [Image Source: Unsplash] 280122 Seniors Can Maintain Good Health with These Fitness Ideas Part 1/2 By Harry Cline[1] ​Numerous changes can happen to our bodies as we age. These changes are not always indicative of health conditions, but they can be distressing. Although the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of … Continue reading 280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

160721 Exercise for much more than weight loss

A balanced approach to exercise is good all around for the body and mind. So much of the popular conversation on exercise revolves around weight that many of its other benefits go underappreciated. In his research article “Exercise, the Neglected Therapy,” Robert Butler famously wrote, “If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed, and beneficial, medicine in the nation.” He goes on to discuss how surprising yet common it is that “four out of five Americans have never been advised by a physician to exercise.”

131120 Get stronger and more physically fit with the basics of exercise and nutrition

The old-time strength athletes didn’t have all the gizmos, scientific research, or supplements of our time. What they did have was a powerful and undying work ethic, the desire to become the strongest possible, and the perseverance to never give up.

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2) Resistance training is well suited to altering the ratio of fat to lean muscle in your body. Resistance exercise, on the other hand, helps increase your lean muscle mass. This is important because muscle tissue is much more active than fat tissue. … Continue reading 020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2) It doesn’t seem to matter what mode of resistance you use to initially get stronger, i.e. machines, bands, or even your own bodyweight, it all counts. However if your goal is to become as strong and powerful as possible and build up … Continue reading 260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

220720 Urinary incontinence in older women may be less in those who exercise

A study published a few years back found that women who exercised on a regular basis were less likely to develop urinary incontinence. Researchers tracked the exercise habits of over 30,000 women and then reported the outcomes in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

250320 Breathing considerations while exercising

250320 Breathing considerations while exercising In most instances your body is automatically going to be breathing at the right time, however there are times, particularly when resistance training, that this does not take place. Some advanced athletes hold their breath for 3 to 5 repetitions while lifting weights. If you do not have high blood … Continue reading 250320 Breathing considerations while exercising